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Crafty Pukeko Not open

Thu Mar 09 03:33pm

Hello Waldorf Community,

Apologies – due to a lack of volunteers and our current volunteers being unavailable the Crafty Pukeko cannot open at the market day tomorrow.

If you feel you have what it takes to help out long term, please contact Vicky asap



Key Dates for Term 1 2023


TERM 1: Tuesday, 31st January 2023 – Thursday, 6th April 2023

  • Tuesday, 31 January – School Term 1 starts and Rose Ring Kindergartens all return
  • Wednesday 1st March –  Kindergarten Information Afternoon  3.30pm
  • Friday 10th February – Friday Market 
  • Monday 27th February – BOT Meeting
  • Thursday 16th March – Teacher/Principal Stike – Kindergarten Remains open
  • Monday 20th March – BOT Meeting

Term Dates for 2023


TERM 1: Tuesday 31st January – Thursday 6th April

TERM 2: Wednesday 26th April – Friday 30th June

TERM 3: Monday 17th July – Friday 22nd September

TERM 4: Monday 9th October – Thursday 15th December

Public Holidays for 2023

Auckland Anniversary – Monday, 30th January

Waitangi Day – Monday, 6th February

Good Friday – Friday, 7th April

Easter Monday – Monday, 10th April

Anzac Day – Tuesday, 25th April

King’s Birthday – Monday, 5th June

Matariki – Friday, 14th July

Labour Day – Monday, 23rd October

Regular Meetings and Events

  • Rosebud Playgroup
    Wednesdays, Thursdays & Friday 9am – 12pm. Term time only in the cowshed

  • Friday Market at the backfield – Term time every second Friday
    2.30 – 3.30pm (weather permitting)
    Local produce & The Crafty Pukeko, homemade sauces and food.


A line-up of live music & entertainment, delicious gourmet cuisine, fun activities for all ages, handmade crafts and artisan stalls, pony rides, lavender foot baths and so much more…


Located in a superb setting on the very edge of Welcome Bay on the southbound road to Te Puke, the Fair celebrates the spacious green surroundings with an incredible range of stalls and food, music and entertainment!  

The food and wares on sale will dazzle your taste buds and imagination.

Capturing the essence of childhood, everyone will be delighted by this great family and community day!

For any enquiries, please email the school:


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